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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 laptops are on sale today on Amazon so you don’t have to drop a ton of cash to get a new computer.
These 12-inch touchpad computers feature detachable keyboards for tablet functionality and even come with Active Pen styluses for all of you artists out there. Every laptop available features different amounts of space, computing power, and features, so shop around to see which one best suits your needs.
January 17, 2018 / Comments Off on Amazon is having a great sale on Lenovo ThinkPad laptops today
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A laptop plays many crucial roles in our everyday lives. It’s a trusted travel companion, a workspace, a writing aid, a canvas. It’s a study guide, and a classroom assistant. It’s a lifeline to our social lives, to the news, to Game of Thrones.
As arguably the most important piece of technology that we use on a daily basis, choosing the right laptop for your lifestyle is a weighty decision. But there’s one laptop on the market that can accommodate any and all of your creative, technical, professional, and academic needs: Here’s how the HP Pavilion x360 fits into four very different lifestyles — as it will surely fit into yours.
The jet-setting travel blogger
You’re a content-creating machine, churning out articles, photo essays, and vlogs on practically an hourly basis. As a frequent traveler, you appreciate better than most the beauty of items with two-in-one functionalities. After all, carry-on space is a precious commodity — and nothing beats a travel pillow that’s also a phone charger.
As one of the premier two-in-one laptops available, the HP Pavilion x360 easily transitions from serious work laptop (for when you need to set up shop in a local cafe to meet a fast-approaching deadline), to tablet (for when you’ve got 14 hours on a plane to kill and are in desperate need of entertainment). With diagonal HD touch display, the device makes photo management, storage, and editing easier than ever — so you can manage your entire Instagram outtake library faster than you can say “hot dogs or legs?”
The Inking feature is particularly handy for journaling: Jot notes directly onto the screen in the early stages of your creative process, and supplement with hand-drawn designs that add creative flair. You’ve never experienced easier edits, either: Screen capture your first drafts, mark them up, and fire them off to your editor instantly.
The over-scheduled university student
The world is your oyster, even if all you can afford for dinner is ramen and store-brand soda. Between classes, volunteering, running the university’s sustainability program, and a sometimes overwhelming social scene (and also occasionally remembering to video chat with mom), you’ve got a packed schedule. Now is the time for exploring your passions and figuring out who (and what) you want to be in the “real world” — oh, and remembering to have a little fun along the way.
Use the HP Active Pen to scrawl notes in class, create presentations that will blow your professors away, and send hand-drawn doodles to your BFFs on their birthdays. The laptop’s rich audio capabilities also mean that any small group study session can easily transition into a dorm-room dance party.
For students on a budget, be sure to check out the student offers currently running on the HP site.
Despite the fact that you hold a degree in accounting, you’ve long dreamed about a career in the arts. These days, all your time and effort goes into your Etsy shop and the website you’re designing to promote your handmade jewelry line — and you’re one step closer to leaving your agonizing day job once and for all.
Just as you understand the art of work-life balance, you’ll appreciate the HP Pavilion x360’s perfect blend of performance and style. From fiddling around with your new logo design to typing out 200 versions of your elevator pitch, this laptop is a trusty sidekick for your entire side-hustling to-do list. Manage expenses, track sales, and begin developing your marketing game-plan with easy integration with Microsoft Office as well as with apps like OneNote and PowerPoint.
The take-no-prisoners startup CEO
You’re all about the hustle, all day, every day. Efficiency is your favorite word in the English language, right up there with “disruption” and “innovate.” Your product is going to change the world — as soon as you’re able to get an office space outside of mom’s garage.
The x360 has ample ports, so your work set-up can be as complex as you’d like: The laptop comes equipped with three USB ports (two 3.0 and one 2.0), a full HDMI port, an Ethernet port, and jacks for headphones and power cords.
For your purposes, speed, storage, and serious battery life are musts in a laptop, and the HP x360 delivers on all fronts. The most robust model of the Pavilion x360 includes an Intel Core i7-7500U processor and 8 gigabytes of RAM — so you know you’ve got the brawn to keep chugging during those 18-hour days. If only you could find a co-founder this reliable.
From work to play and everything in between, the HP Pavilion x360 is the sidekick you can count on — no matter the lifestyle you lead.
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September 29, 2017 / Comments Off on This laptop flawlessly fits into any lifestyle
Wild concept renderings of tech devices are a dime a dozen, but when a major tech company shows one off, people tend to pay attention.
On Tuesday, Lenovo uses the Lenovo Transform event in the New York to show off what it thinks may be the future of mobile computing: a bendable laptop. No, not bendable as in “with a hinge,”but like a piece of paper, except made of plastic and with a color display.
Lenovo’s senior vice president of commercial business, Christian Teismann, unveiled the concept. Before showing it off, Teismann first took the audience through the history of Lenovo’s laptop product line and then delivered the moment that compelled everyone to whip out their smartphones and snap a photo of the futuristic device.
A couple things that stand out are the fact that it has no trackpad. Instead, the graphic indicates that your primary mouse input functions will be carried out via voice commands. There’s also a stylus (fashioned as a pencil) that would allow you to write on the screen. As for how the screen will become so compliantly bendable, the only details offered on stage were that the housing and screen would be made of “advanced materials” and “new screen technologies.”
Unfortunately, the image shown is just a rendering and doesn’t even exist as a real prototype. But that’s OK. Innovation (whether it’s a feature we really need or not) starts with a vision, and if this is what Lenovo can deliver in the coming years, we can’t wait.
That is, assuming we’re still using laptops and not brain implants with contact lens displays by the time they make this thing real.
June 20, 2017 / Comments Off on Lenovo just blew our minds with this bendable laptop concept
Good news — no great news — the one thing that crippled Microsoft’s first laptop, the Surface Laptop, is no more.
As we said in our review, Windows 10 S and the fact that it only lets you install apps from the Windows Store (there’s no Chrome!) is too restrictive, and anybody who buys a Surface Laptop should immediately upgrade to Windows 10 Pro.
The downside to upgrading from 10 S to 10 Pro was that you couldn’t revert or “downgrade” back if you changed your mind later. Microsoft’s now reversed that somewhat hostile stance.
Less than week after releasing the Surface Laptop, Microsoft’s provided a “recovery image” for owners to effectively revert back to Windows 10 S if they made the upgrade to 10 Pro.
It’s a nice token for Surface Laptop owners, but it’s also not as simple as clicking a button. To get your machine running Windows 10 S again, you’ll need to perform a factory reset, which means it’ll erase everything. So you’ll want to backup your data onto an external hard drive or to the cloud before doing so.
You can find both the recovery image and instructions on how to restore your Surface Laptop to Windows 10 S on Microsoft’s website.
Microsoft’s Surface Laptop is one of the best Windows 10 laptops you can buy and a solid alternative to Apple’s MacBook Pro.
It’s got a high-res touchscreen, a keyboard wrapped in Alcantara fabric that doesn’t feel like you’re typing on a table, all-day battery life, and a full-sized USB 3.0 port so you can live a dongle-free life.
Surface Laptop owners can upgrade their machines from 10 S to 10 Pro for free until the end of the year. After that, it’s $50 for the upgrade, and will presumably cost you each time you want to upgrade again after factory resetting back to Windows 10 S. Although, it’s possible you could save your Windows 10 Pro license and reuse it later. We’ve reached out to Microsoft to clarify the upgrade fee after performing a factory reset.
June 19, 2017 / Comments Off on Surface Laptop lets you restore back to Windows 10 S if you suddenly decide you hate apps